The spinel is found in a wide variety of beautiful pastel tones that make it very desirable but only the pink variety is of gemstone quality, and is the one that Roosik selects for his jewelry. Throughout history, this stone has been confused many times by other gems, such as the "Robin of the Black Prince", embedded in the crown of England.


Color: Violet, purple, red and orange
Associated month: August
Moh's hardness: 8
Ethical origin: Sri Lanka, USA, Burma, Thailand and Russia